Thursday, December 14, 2017
Pints and Picks

Pints and Picks

Analysis, picks and beating Vegas one pint at a time.

Pints and Picks: How to wager #MayPac

DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and what to drink while doing it. Here, a very special PNP for a very special pair of guys—#MayPac. AJ, Here we are on the eve of the biggest fight night in more than a decade and maybe since Mike Tyson’s ascent in...

Pints and Picks: Finally there were Four

During college football season each week DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and what to drink while doing it. Here, a very special PNP—Viva Las Tournament. KM, My plucky Pulitzer-winning publisher once told me, “There’s a fine line between taking a stand and grandstanding. It’s a newspaperman’s job to...

Pints and Picks Special Edition: How Sweet the spread is

During college football season each week DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and what to drink while doing it. Here, a very special PNP—Viva Las Tournament. By Kyle Magin and Andrew Pridgen AJ, The second weekend is upon us. While you got to celebrate weekend one by watching the West...

Pints and Picks Special Edition: It’s Tourneytime in Vegas

During college football season each week DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and what to drink while doing it. Here, a very special PNP—Viva Las Tournament—starring Kyle Magin as “That Guy’ barely standing like a Clown Bop Bag next to the Wheel of Fortune at 4:14 a.m....

Golden State vs Cleveland is this NBA season’s first must-see

LeBron James’s return to his home state Ohio reminds me of an author who pens his first great American novel and then becomes bereft for the topic of another. By Andrew Pridgen There’s something else to LeBron’s narrative besides the search for a follow-up or an apt third act; this obsession with perfection, for BEING the person on the brochure has...

MARIOTA is an actual robot and that’s why Oregon will win Monday

January 26, 2010 is the day the University of Oregon football program took its most decisive step into the future. The previous morning, the Ducks’ then-starting quarterback Jeremiah Masoli stole two laptops and a guitar from a U of O frat house. Masoli pled guilty to the charges and served 12-months probation. Weeks later he was cited for misdemeanor drug...

Pints and Picks: Conference Championship Week

Each week DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen will pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and what to drink while doing it. Here then, is their point-counterpoint for Championship Week—the last entry for the 2014 college football season.* *For entertainment and bathroom reading purposes only AJ: Well, here we are championship week Kyle. Barring any...

Pints and Picks Week 11: Gettin’ too old for this

Each week DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen will pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and what to drink while doing it. Here then, is their point-counterpoint for Nov. 15, 2014. Or, if you’re in the car, simply scroll down for the recap (they may be verbose, but it’s better than clicking through...

Pints and Picks Week 10: If your name’s not in here you probably don’t exist

Each week DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen will pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and what to drink while doing it. Here then, is their point-counterpoint for Nov. 8, 2014. Or, if you’re in the car, simply scroll down for the recap (they may be verbose, but it’s better than clicking through...